Olecranon ORIF Plate – Franko

History: 79 year old gentleman sustained an elbow injury when he fell from his bicycle.  He went to the emergency department where he was diagnosed as having an olecranon fracture.  I met him in the emergency department to discuss surgery. 

Diagnosis: Right olecranon fracture

Treatment: Olecranon open reduction and internal fixation with plates and screws

Outcome: Within 3 weeks hhe had near full motion and no pain.  The scar was fully healed and nearly invisible. He was very happy with the results.